What You Need to Know When Developing Smart Apparel

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Join this program and get a complete understanding of the growing Smart Apparel industry so you can maximize profits while staying compliant when it comes to design, manufacturing, and marketing.

Launch or continue a seamless Smart Apparel development program with key insights about related governing law in the regulatory, advertising, products liability, privacy and intellectual property arenas.

Learn to preserve intellectual property rights while avoiding potential pitfalls.

Educational Objectives:
OnDemand participants will learn about: 
• Developing an intellectual property strategy related to Smart Apparel
• How to best avoid litigation related to intellectual property and products liability 
• Best practices of regulatory compliance for product launch

Who would benefit most from attending this program?
Government regulators and any practitioner with an interest in products liability and intellectual property law, specifically, litigators in the IP and products liability realms, intellectual property practitioners, and regulatory compliance team members.


Cheryl Falvey, Partner, Chair of Advertising and Product Risk Management Group, Crowell & Moring LLP

Ms. Falvey is co-chair of Crowell & Moring’s Advertising & Product Risk Management Group, a member of the firm’s Management Board, and the former general counsel of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). An experienced trial lawyer, she defends class actions, unfair competition, product liability, and other mass tort claims arising out of consumer, occupational, and environmental exposures, as well as antitrust, trade secret, intellectual property, and other technology litigation. She obtained her B.A. from Wellesley College and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. She is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and New York.


Lisa Adelson, Counsel and Intellectual Property Attorney, Crowell & Moring, LLP

Lisa Adelson is a counsel with the Intellectual Property Group in Crowell & Moring LLP's Washington, D.C. office. Ms. Adelson is a seasoned patent practitioner with numerous years of experience representing biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and design clients in all aspects of patent prosecution and counseling. She has extensive experience managing patent portfolios and conducting analyses related to major due diligence and patent litigation matters as well as representing clients before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. She obtained her B.A. from Colgate University, magna cum laude, and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. She is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


Lesley Fair, Senior Attorney, Federal Trade Commission

Lesley Fair is a senior attorney at the Federal Trade Commission where she has represented the FTC in numerous investigations of false advertising and fraud. She spent almost two decades as a litigator with the FTC’s Division of Advertising Practices and now specializes in education and compliance. In 2015, she received the FTC’s Robert Pitofsky Lifetime Achievement Award. From 2010 to 2015, she served as Vice Chair of the Consumer Protection Committee of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law. On the faculty of the Catholic University School of Law since 1984, Lesley holds the title of Distinguished Lecturer and has twice been named Outstanding Adjunct Professor. She also teaches Consumer Protection Law at The George Washington University Law School. Lesley graduated from the University of Notre Dame and received a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law. She clerked for United States District Judge Fred Shannon and served as staff counsel to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans.